New Zealand tour of England, 1949 / Scorecard

New Zealand 1st innings R M 4s 6s
B Sutcliffe c Bedser b Hollies 88 0
VJ Scott c Edrich b Bedser 60 110 0
JR Reid lbw b Wright 5 0
WM Wallace c Edrich b Bedser 55 0
MP Donnelly c Edrich b Bailey 27 0
WA Hadlee* c †Evans b Bedser 25 0
GO Rabone c †Evans b Bailey 18 0
TB Burtt c †Evans b Bailey 36 95 0
HB Cave b Compton 10 0
J Cowie c Hutton b Bedser 1 0 0
GF Cresswell not out 12 0
Extras (lb 1, w 1, nb 6) 8
Total (all out; 112.1 overs) 345 (3.07 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-121 (Scott), 2-134 (Reid), 3-170 (Sutcliffe), 4-239 (Wallace), 5-239 (Donnelly), 6-272 (Rabone), 7-287 (Hadlee), 8-311 (Cave), 9-320 (Cowie), 10-345 (Burtt)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TE Bailey 26.1 7 72 3 2.75
AV Bedser 31 6 74 4 2.38
WJ Edrich 3 0 16 0 5.33
DVP Wright 22 1 93 1 4.22
JC Laker 3 0 11 0 3.66
WE Hollies 20 7 51 1 2.55
FR Brown 5 1 14 0 2.80
DCS Compton 2 0 6 1 3.00
England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton c Rabone b Cresswell 206 300 25 0
RT Simpson c Donnelly b Cresswell 68 140 0
WJ Edrich c Cave b Cresswell 100 185 14 0
DCS Compton c Scott b Cresswell 13 0
TE Bailey c †Reid b Cowie 36 0
FR Brown* c Hadlee b Cresswell 21 0
TG Evans c Donnelly b Cowie 17 0
JC Laker c Scott b Cowie 0 0 0
AV Bedser c †Reid b Cowie 0 0 0
WE Hollies not out 1 0 0
DVP Wright lbw b Cresswell 0 0 0
Extras (b 6, lb 11, nb 3) 20
Total (all out; 117.2 overs) 482 (4.10 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-147 (Simpson), 2-365 (Hutton), 3-396 (Compton), 4-401 (Edrich), 5-436 (Brown), 6-469 (Evans), 7-470 (Laker), 8-472 (Bedser), 9-481 (Bailey), 10-482 (Wright)
Bowling O M R W Econ
J Cowie 28 1 123 4 4.39
GF Cresswell 41.2 6 168 6 4.06
HB Cave 24 4 78 0 3.25
TB Burtt 24 2 93 0 3.87
New Zealand 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
B Sutcliffe c Brown b Bedser 54 0
VJ Scott c †Evans b Bedser 6 12 0
WA Hadlee* c Edrich b Hollies 22 0
WM Wallace st †Evans b Hollies 58 0
MP Donnelly c Brown b Bedser 10 0
JR Reid c Wright b Laker 93 130 0
GO Rabone lbw b Laker 20 75 0
TB Burtt c Compton b Laker 6 0
HB Cave not out 14 0
J Cowie c Wright b Laker 4 0
GF Cresswell not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 10, lb 5, nb 6) 21
Total (9 wickets dec; 97 overs) 308 (3.17 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-24 (Scott), 2-68 (Hadlee), 3-115 (Sutcliffe), 4-131 (Donnelly), 5-188 (Wallace), 6-276 (Reid), 7-283 (Rabone), 8-299 (Burtt), 9-308 (Cowie)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TE Bailey 11 1 67 0 6.09
AV Bedser 23 4 59 3 2.56
DVP Wright 6 0 21 0 3.50
JC Laker 29 6 78 4 2.68
WE Hollies 17 6 30 2 1.76
FR Brown 10 0 29 0 2.90
DCS Compton 1 0 3 0 3.00
Match details
Toss New Zealand, who chose to bat
Series 4-match series drawn 0-0
Test debut GF Cresswell (New Zealand)
Umpires D Davies and FS Lee
Close of play
Sat, 13 Aug - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 320/8 (TB Burtt 24*, J Cowie 1*)
Sun, 14 Aug - rest day
Mon, 15 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 432/4 (TE Bailey 10*, FR Brown 21*)
Tue, 16 Aug - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 308/9d (97 ov) - end of match
 
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Aug 16, 1949

Godfrey Evans takes a catch off Verdun Scott, England v New Zealand, 4th Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 16, 1949

Godfrey Evans takes a catch off Verdun Scott

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Aug 13, 1949

New Zealand captain Walter Hadlee watches as England captain Freddie Brown tosses the coin, England v New Zealand, 4th Test, The Oval, 1st day, August 13, 1949

New Zealand captain Walter Hadlee watches as England captain Freddie Brown tosses the coin

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